December 26, 2018, 7am PST
Segregation is decreasing, even in America’s most segregated big cities.
October 13, 2017, 9am PDT
A Harvard study suggests that since 2000, the number of Americans living in racially integrated neighborhoods has risen. But this may be a temporary effect of gentrification, and integration remains an exception to the rule.
August 2, 2017, 5am PDT
A Chicagoan working at a downtown library noticed her black coworkers all tended to head home to the South Side after work while her white coworkers went north. She asked Chicago's Public Radio station (WBEZ) if the city was becoming more segregated.
October 26, 2016, 5am PDT
While narratives about gentrification and segregation dominate the headlines, one study found evidence of increased integration around the United States.
October 14, 2016, 5am PDT
Famed musician Wynton Marsalis recently spoke with Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx about the connections between music and transportation.
October 29, 2015, 5am PDT
Drawing on a distinction between equality and equity, Rick Jacobus argues that so-called 'poor doors' are a necessary compromise to promote affordable housing and neighborhood integration.
September 28, 2015, 6am PDT
Sixty years after Brown v. Board, exclusionary zoning and school district rules still promote the economic and racial segregation of public schools.
July 26, 2015, 5am PDT
The good news is that middle-class suburbs are becoming increasingly integrated. However, a closer look at the migration patterns of whites and minorities reveals a more complex picture, rife with racism.
The Washington Post - Wonkblog
April 2, 2015, 7am PDT
Hector Tobar argues that despite the well-documented ills of gentrification, under the right circumstances it can eat into long decades of racial segregation. Eastern Los Angeles may be a prime test case.
May 19, 2014, 7am PDT
Emily Badger examines the role of housing segregation in obstructing the promise of Brown v. Board of Education.
The Washington Post - Wonkblog
October 22, 2013, 1pm PDT
Despite their fears, the well-off residents of Mount Laurel have been unaffected by the “fair share” of affordable housing mandated by the U.S. Supreme Court in the landmark battle over the socioeconomic integration of suburbia.
August 13, 2013, 8am PDT
In a country still struggling with how to integrate its fast growing immigrant population, the vibrant public market located in Rome's Piazza Vittorio Emanuele provides a taste of its recent ethnic changes.
November 25, 2012, 11am PST
Clare Foran unravels the relationship between misguided '70s-era planning efforts and ongoing racial tension in France.
June 3, 2012, 1pm PDT
According to Carl H. Nightingale, urban centers have been racially divided since Mesopotamia. However global organizations and demographic changes are making the possibility of increased integration a reality.
October 23, 2011, 7am PDT
New York City may be diverse, but it is also one of the most segregated places in the country, and a rash of recent events involving civic employees reflects this. Until this is remedied, New Yorkers "won't have as much to brag about as we think."
December 21, 2010, 1pm PST
Women's safety on public transit is increasingly in focus worldwide. Many systems have turned to designating separate areas for women, but what happens after they get off?
December 20, 2010, 8am PST
The new Government for the State of Victoria in Australia is attempting to reverse basic initiatives pursuing the integration of land use and transport, brought on by NIMBY influences.
April 6, 2009, 10am PDT
Following the path of only a few other attractive cities and regions, Denver is seeing an influx of whites while the suburbs are becoming increasingly racially & ethnically integrated.